NTSB Identification: ATL86FA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30311.
Accident occurred Friday, January 17, 1986 in TUCKER, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 210M, registration: N761AH
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING A NIGHT VFR FLT THE ACFT EXPERIENCED A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER AND MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A SMALL PARKING LOT IN A BUSINESS AREA. WHEN RESCUE PERSONNEL ASKED THE PLT WHAT HAD HAPPENED HE STATED THAT THE ACFT RAN OUT OF FUEL. INSPECTION OF THE WRECKAGE CONFIRMED THAT THE FUEL TANKS WERE EMPTY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT


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